The English verb 'play' is pronounced as [pleɪ].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb play: Infinitive (play), Past Simple - (played), Past Participle - (played).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb play
👉 Forms of verb play in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of play.
Play: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb play?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'play'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'play'
- the first form (V1) is 'play' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'played' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'played' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of play?
The past tense and past participle of play are: play in past simple is played, and past participle is played.
What is the past tense of play?
The past tense of the verb "play" is "played", and the past participle is "played".
Past simple — play in past simple played
Future simple — play in future simple is play (will + V1).
Present Perfect — play in present perfect tense is played (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — play in past perfect tense is played (had + V3).
play regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'play' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'play' is regular verb.
Examples of Verb play in Sentences
- His son Brooke plays with my son (Present Simple)
- Well, Einstein sometimes played the violin (Past Simple)
- Our international organization has played, is playing and will continue to play a main role in maintaining health in the region (Present Perfect)
- We only play songs you like (Present Simple)
- Jack certainly plays the cello well (Present Simple)
- Emily is playing you like she played my son (Present Continuous)
- She is playing an important role in our company (Present Continuous)
- I know when a contestant is playing to the camera (Present Continuous)
- I was playing poker when he entered the room (Past Continuous)
- But he will play with both hands! (Future Simple)